When studying, foreign languages have a decisive role. There are two very different central functions of it:
Certain language skills are required to study most courses offered at the University, in modern foreign languages and/or in ancient languages (Latin, Greek, Hebrew), depending on the course. You will find information on language qualifications in our Study Programme Database.
Many of these language requirements can be proven in the qualification to enter higher education.
Recognition of language skills proven with the ‘Abitur’ certificate (German university entrance qualification) is possible if the following periods are indicated:
If this proof cannot be provided, level B1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages/CEFRL) must be demonstrated parallel to the course of study with a reading test (duration 60 minutes) in the Language Centre.
Different language levels are indicated in the Study Regulations, which can be proven with the Abitur certificate:
If this proof cannot be provided, it is possible to acquire it parallel to the course of study.
If you obtain your Latin qualifications obtained elsewhere, the competent examinations office must check whether they are equivalent.